Thursday, 6 February 2014

The Ruskin Teach-in (06-02-14)

In solidarity with sister and fellow trade unionists out on strike today across the country's FE and HE sector academic staff staff at Ruskin are hosting a teach-in event in collaboration with the student's union. The teach-in programme is: Agenda 10:00 Welcome and Opening Statement from UCU (Des McDermott) 10:10 – 10:30 History and Austerity (John Walker) 10:30 10:50 Women and Cuts (Tracey Walsh) 10:50 – 11:10 Social Work and Austerity (Des M) 11:10 – 11:30 The Economics of Austerity (Peter Dwyer) 11:30 - 11:50 Ruskin College Students Union 11:50 - 12:10 Austerity and the TUC Response (Mark Everden) Ruskin students and staff are sending a message of solidarity to our colleagues engaged in strike action across the UK in our joint fair for fair pay. After today's event I'll return to this post and add pictures from today's action. Pics from the event are now posted on my facebook page In Solidarity Ian

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